Angie Schmitt shares new of a new report, "Bikes, Trains, and Less Driving [pdf]," by the Arizona Public Interest Research Group.
Here's how the report sums up its findings: "Between 2005-2012, Arizona saw a 10.5 percent decline in annual vehicle miles traveled per capita. Arizonans drive fewer total miles today than seven years ago, and fewer per person than we did in 1994."
Two of the report's takeaways, as identified by Schmitt:
Schmitt also makes a point about how the trends in reduced VMT have yet to drive planning policy change at the state level.